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alaScore 82

118 reviews

Feb, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 118 reviews of AKG GHS-1. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. People really like the price and size. The sound and durability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed views about the bass quality.

usability, durability, sound, size, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the AKG GHS-1 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of AKG GHS-1 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Opinions about the design and comfort are overall positive. The durability and size also get good opinions, whereas there are some less positive reviews about the portability.

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91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Harman AKG GHS1BLK Over-Ear Computer Gaming Headphone Black

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Alex Castle (

Harman AKG GHS 1 Review


Harman's audio products, which comprise brands like JBL, AKG, and Harman/Kardon are known as much for their high-tech aesthetic as for their audio quality and have never included a gaming headset—until now. We were excited to get the GHS 1 into the Lab...

Irksome ear cups; microphone can be insensitive; bass is a little weak

Irksome ear cups; microphone can be insensitive; bass is a little weak

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Siddharth Basrur (

AKG GHS1 Gaming Headphones - The Fortunate Soldier


AKG is known to have some top notch products, and I can vouch for that as I've been using them for a while now. So why should things be any different with their gaming headphones? Well, for one, this particular set, the GHS1 has already won the award...

This is a really good set of gaming headphones, but the price, which is Rs. 7,490, is definitely a deal breaker. I also think that they could've made the headset a little louder and perhaps more comfortable as well. The Corsair HS1 Gaming Headphones...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by: Shawn Kline (

Harman AKG GHS-1 Review


Harman and AKG are names that have been long associated with high end stereo equipment (AKG has been around since 1947, Harman since 1953), so it was a real shock to me when I saw they were making a gaming headset.  Could this be the start of something...

Award-winning design ; Fairly comfortable ; Compact storage

Poor sound quality ; Bad mic placement ; Many better options at it's price point

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: ericthegreat (

clear sound


I have to say that I am blown away with these headphones. The sound quality is superb and beyond my expectations. I've rarely heard such clarity in my recordings. These headphones are a gem. On the...

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications


Display: No
Integrated Amplifier: No
LCD Display: No
Mute Control: No
Noise Cancellation: Yes
Sound System:STEREO
Switchbox from Telephone to Headset: No
Volume Control: Yes


Bluetooth: No
Connection:3.5 mm Plug

General Features

Compatibility:Not Applicable
Form factor:Headband Headset
Product Type:Headband Headset